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Central Florida Nature Adventures

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Central Florida Nature Adventures
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“wekiva river”(21 reviews)
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The highest ranked kayak and birding guide in all of Central Florida! Kenny is a local who will show you that secret oasis. Easy access from Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala, The Villages and Mt Dora, FL, you'll explore unique eco systems found nowhere...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Eustis, FL 32736
+1 352-589-7899
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All reviews kayak trip wekiva river great guide great trip bug spray life jackets dry bags john's river wealth of knowledge flora and fauna different species barred owl occasional alligator recommend this trip blue springs an amazing experience beautiful area
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As all of us birders know, you can sometimes be outwitted by our feathered friends. On my day trip, there were many butterflies, beautiful native wildflowers and trees along our trail at Green Mountain. Both our guides knew their names and shared their expertise as...More

1  Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took the kayak trip on the beautiful, gentle Silver River on Nov. 6, 2018 and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Kenny is a wonderful guide and quite knowledgeable of the local nature. Along with the majestic flora in this well-preserved eco-system, we...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful kayaking trip yesterday morning with Central Florida Nature Adventures!! Saw adult and baby manatees near the Springs - so cool to see them up close - and tons of other wildlife along the river. Kenny is a great guide and shared his...More

3  Thank kaze2tt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow one of the best kayaking tours I've been on in terms of location and quality of kayak, instruction and guiding. PLUS Kenny is real expert on local birds, wildlife and ecosystems plants etc. this location was so beautiful and so peaceful. We did not...More

4  Thank Justine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely excellent guiding by Kenny on this river trip. We were extremely lucky with the weather and wildlife seeing gaitors large and small, manatees, otters, turtles, fish, snakes, spiders and a huge array of birdlife. Kenny was really knowledgeable about all the wildlife and very...More

4  Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Recently did a morning kayak trip on the Dora canals. We had a tandem kayak which meant hubby could do all the work at the back! We were with another couple, so just the 4 boats. We had a very leisurely 3 hrs paddling around...More

5  Thank llamacalmer
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I must admit that I had a small concern about being in the water with alligators. The trip was completely safe and relaxing. Kenny is extremely capable guide and very knowledgeable. The equipment is well maintained. Great way to spend the morning and learn about...More

4  Thank BaileyBud
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the Blackwater kayak trip for a taste of pristine Florida nature at its best. Expertly guided paddle.

4  Thank Passport242320
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

A great kayak trip with Kenny in a most beautiful area . Equipment was top notch, Kenny very knowledgeable about the area being a native., but I have to say that our group are all local Central Floridians always willing to experience and learn about...More

4  Thank racwlk
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Kenny and Jenny run a top notch outfit. The equipment is nice and the service they provide is excellent. Easy to book and great value. Definitely recommend you give them a try.

4  Thank Kimberly P
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13 May 2018|
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Response from DeedaTheExplorer | Property representative |
$64 for the 3 hour kayak tours and $94 for the 5 hour kayak tours. Typically max the tours out at 10 people but could eek in a few more. Kenny has a knack for finding the wildlife so these tours are great for anyone looking... More
3 March 2018|
Response from bdehartjazz | Reviewed this property |
Contact them, they will let you know what locations and dates they paddle.
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4 February 2018|
Response from DeedaTheExplorer | Property representative |
We paddle 7 different rivers (one is in Eustis, one is by Blue Springs State Park near Orange City the others are located near Mt Dora/Tavares, Orlando, Ocala/Silver Springs, and Daytona). Give us a call 352-589-7899 or... More